An independent review is taking place on how the Mental Health (Scotland)Act 2015 affects people with a learning disability or who have autism.
The consultation closes on 24th of September
Orkney Blide Trust is one of 22 organisations and projects to benefit from a £4million Scottish Growth Fund to address poverty and social exclusion.
“I am determined that our mental health service will be refounded on the need to empathise, engage and explain how to get help to often very vulnerable young people.”
Orkney Blide Trust has secured funding from the National Lottery to investigate the history of their building at 54 Victoria Street, Kirkwall.
Farmers are taking risks with their own personal safety often due to stress and financial pressures.
More than 1.5 million people in the UK, including more than 350,000 children, experienced destitution last year – Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Universal credit traps the already poor into hardship, say charity, Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, here is a poem by Malathi Maithri in recognition of it.
“16 million people in the UK experience a mental health issue each year”
“This is an opportunity to make a difference in a system that so many people in my community rely on.”